VIDEO: Meet the young Rwandan behind the WALK TO REMEMBER

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Marc Gwamaka, 27, is the brain behind the Walk to Remember, an annual event that begun in 2009 in remembrance of the over one million lives lost in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The Walk has attracted people from all walks of life, including international heavyweights and Rwandans both...

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MTN donates Rwf8m to Genocide widows

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MTN Rwanda has donated Rwf8 million to the Association of Genocide Widows (AVEGA) to support the group’s activities.

Azam TV entry to intensify rivalry in pay TV market

Competition in the local pay TV market could intensify following the entry of Tanzania-based Azam TV. StarTimes and Tele10, which markets DStv, Canal+ and GOtv, have been the only pay TV service providers before Azam’s entry.

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Cecafa perfect test for Amavubi ahead of Chan

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Hosting the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in November is set to provide an ideal test for the Amavubi who will be preparing for the 2016 Africa Nations Championship from January 16-February 7.

Uwizeyimana out of danger after accident

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Team Rwanda cyclist Bonaventure Uwizeyimana is steadily recovering from a head injury that he suffered last Tuesday when he knocked a pedestrian on the Gitarama-Musanze road.

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Ugandan music duo storm Rwanda's music scene

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It is a common trend for artistes to move from one country to another in search for greener pastures. Ugandan upcoming Afro-fusion music duo of Raymond Cwinyaii, aka Wenda and his brother Emmanuel Osaga-better known as OS Emmaxy, are currently pursuing their music career in Kigali-and they say they’re determined...

Turning interior design into a hobby that pays

For some it is a hobby and for others it is a career they passionately pursue. Regardless of how you look at it, interior design can give you both the fulfillment as a hobby and the good pay as a professional designer.

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Pacifique Bonheur: Guiding a path through Rwanda's dark history

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His second name 'Bonheur' means 'happiness' in French. But for Pacifique Bonheur, happiness is an ideal that only existed in name for most of his life.

Lamudi's Nigerian connection

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Wunmi Osholake is the country manager for Lamudi, an online real estate platform that connects real estate agents, developers, and individual owners. The company operates in 32 countries across the globe, 22 of which are in Africa, writes Moses Opobo.

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Imbalanced hormones: When women feel more handsome than beautiful

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Cathy (not real name) has been struggling with excess body hair for as long as she can remember. In school, she says, people nicknamed her “zinjathropas” (hominid who lived about 1,500,000 years ago), something she swears she will never forget.

Why can't I keep any friends?

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Most of the friends I make tend to disappear within a short time. I don’t know why. Is it because I surround myself with people I do not share interests with?

Instead of being bullish, the BBC should eat humble pie

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Two weeks ago, the BBC’s Editorial Complaints Unit (ECU) rejected a complaint lodged by a group of scholars, researchers and journalists questioning the credibility of the infamous BBC documentary, ‘Rwanda, the Untold Story.’

EDITORIAL: Stricter driving rules a step in the right direction

If you are planning to acquire a driver’s license, you will need to set aside time and take lessons at a recognised driving school following plans by Police’s Traffic and Road Safety unit to tighten the process of getting a driver’s permit.

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The Traffic Police is looking into ways to make driving tests as comprehensive and more professional as possible to help minimise and prevent road accidents, the Commissioner for Traffic and Road Safety, George Rumanzi, has said.

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Skills Development Project: Accelerating vocational, technical skills training

Over 6000 youth have so far acquired skills from vocational schools funded by the Skills Development Fund (SDF), one of the three components of the Skills Development Project (SDP); an initiative being implemented by the Workforce Development Authority (WDA).

Ecobank remembers

Friday the 10th of April, 2015 Ecobank Rwanda joined the rest of Rwandans in commemorating the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi during a function that took place at Kigali Memorial Centre, Gisozi, where the management and staff donated Rwf 5 million and to vulnerable individuals.

World Vision; partnering to build a better world for children

World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and the communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice, began working in Rwanda in 1994 after the genocide against Tutsi.

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One hardly forgives a violent felony but, as Nelson Mandela put it, it always seems impossible until it is done.

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New term: Why your child must first have a medical examination

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On Monday, April 20, most schools in the country officially opened for second term. A number of students carried heavy suitcases containing new books, pens and clothes among other things to ensure their comfort at school.

Why I'm passionate about teaching

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When I was still a student at high school, my dream was to study law at the university because at that time it was considered as one of the most prestigious arts courses. Lawyers were regarded highly and the law profession was synonymous with wealth.

Why you need to go for cancer screening regardless of age

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A few days ago, Rosemary Nankabirwa, a former news anchor with a Ugandan television station, passed on after a long battle with adrenocortical carcinoma cancer. The death of the 37-year-old hurt many because she was young, but also demystified the myth that cancer is a disease for the old people.

How do you keep leftovers?

From beans to chicken, a lot of leftover food always finds its way either into people’s stomachs the next day or the dustbin. But how should one treat surplus food if they have plans of consuming it?